G. INITIAL ADMISSION TO THE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM

(Note: Links to the application forms can be found below under #3) 

 

Centre offers three different types of certification in eleven subject areas.

Teacher certification will be available through the class of 2015.

A. P-12 Certification. One can be certified for teaching all grade levels in: 

B. P-5 Certification. One can be certified for teaching elementary school:

C. 8-12 Certification. One can be certified for teaching secondary school in:

If you have an interest in teaching and certification in one of these areas, you need knowledge and experience. Enroll in EDU 226 (Education and Technology) and either EDU 227 (Practicum and Introduction to Education) or EDU 228 (Educational Psychology). In these courses not only will you learn about teaching but you will also experience the local public schools. Both courses include Centre's Conceptual Framework, the Kentucky Teacher Standards and its Continuous Assessment Process. These will give you a more complete view of the entire certification process. If you decide you want to pursue certification, you should attain a copy of the requirements for your particular area. Formal application to the Education Program is usually made in the spring term of the sophomore year. Announcements regarding application to the Teacher Education Program are made in campus publications during the spring term. An informational meeting is held to review the requirements, to explain the admissions process, and to distribute forms.

 

The steps and criteria for admission to Centre's Teacher Education Program are as follows: 

 

1. Attend the general meeting or see a teacher education faculty member to discuss the
requirements, the process, and procedures and ask any questions about admission to the program.

2. Complete the following requirements:

PPST

Mathematics

174

Reading

176

Writing

174

3.  Submit the following forms: 
CLICK ON THE FORM NAME TO RETRIEVE A WORD DOCUMENT OF THE FORM.

  1. Official copy of your PPST scores sent to Centre College
  2. Intent to apply
  3. Application for Admission to the Teacher Education Program
  4. Secondary and P-12 majors. (Informational document)
  5. Elementary Education Planning Sheet OR Secondary and P-12 Planning Sheet. (Make a copy for your records.)
  6. A signed copy of the curriculum contract. (Click here for the contracts/requirements.)

*All paperwork should be word processed and turned into Shayne Jarman on the fourth floor of Crounse Hall*

4. The following information is gathered by the teacher education faculty:

5. Students who desire to improve their dispositions or other criteria may seek available remediation. an appeals process is also in place.

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